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moves closer to the fiscal cliff. with the biggest tax increase in history, arthur laffer from the reagan policy board and chairman of laffer and associates is here. good to have you here. >> it is a pleasure. lou: with those competing visions, the romney campaign asks question from 1980. are you better off than four years ago? but in 2008 the country was in crisis. why would you pick as your comparison? >> they should say do want to form war years of what you had? >> is an art ronald reagan he mentioned private army, privatization, he did not spend time on touchy-feely family and kids nor did he apologize. the mitt romney tax rate at 14%. everybody should pay that. it is fine for mitt romney and should be the same. lou: why would somebody say the white house tries to define us on taxes so project the impact on the budget deficit if everyone had been paying 14%. that would result in a mountain of cash. >> exactly. jerry brown propose this went from eight in the race to second place. he would have run if he did not name jesse jackson as the running mate. the democrats started it
help. lou: the obama administration apparently no longer content to simply raise taxes in this country. speaking to the global initiative, the clinton global initiative yesterday secretary of state hillary clinton on raising taxes on the wealthy. >> one of the issues that i have been preaching about around the world is collecting taxes in an equitable manner, especially from the elites in every country. around the world the elites of every country are making money. there are rich people everywhere . yet they do not contribute to the growth of their own countries. lou: rich everywhere. well, secretary clinton, we know it is called the clinton global initiative, but taxes for the entire globe. not a modest initiative, certainly. secretary of state hillary clinton. my next guest says instead of comparing president obama with governor romney, it's more revealing to compare obama with obama contrasting his record versus his rhetoric starting with his pledge to create more transparency in government. joining a senior fellow with the hoover institution and author of this recent. [talking over
balance, tax rate reduction, simple deregulation, and stable stabilizing the value of the dollar. lou: how long do you think it would take to have a significant -- be able to report significant progress on all of that to the american people? is there, again, i always ask you this, is there a short term solution to what is now long term pain for the american people 2 million of bhom remain under employed or up employed. >> the short term solution is electing a new president. lou: say we do that -- >> yes. lou: what happens? >> them people are policy. we have to count on the clarity of mind of president obama to choose cabinet officers as well as bring with him enough congressman and senators to reorient the entire american economic policy. it's budgetary policies and monetary policies. >> okay. lou: we've got a lot to talk about it. we'll continue that in the next sit down, if you will, but it seems to me it's important that if governor romney is in an interesting position, at least in economics, finds himself in the unique position having the same disadvantages of senator mccain, and gover
believes with even bigger tax cuts for the wealthy and fewer regulations on wall street all of us will prosper. in other words he doubled down on the same trickle-down policy that lets the crisis in the first place. ashley: according to the "washington post" that statement deserves no kill us because it did not cause a financial crisis, several others are to blame including the housing bubble and use of financial derivatives not to mention the president himself extend the bush tax cuts in 2010. republicans a big hit with political donors connected to the nfl. nfl players, owners and staff have donated $1.5 million this election cycle, they have favored republicans 3-1 margin. governor romney yesterday swore the endorsement of an nl imac nfl legend. >> today has been very good day. not only because of what happened yesterday, but because i get the opportunity to introduce to you the next president of the united states, governor mitt romney. ashley: john elway referencing the broncos win on sunday over the oakland raiders. not a sports icon was in the crowd, colorado rockies first b
not. here is what happens. i'm going to cut your taxes and i'm not sure how much. i'm going to repeal obamacare, but i'm not sure how much. there are a lot of things. i'm going to change the government, but i have to wait to meet with the congress. lou: that is president obama who is cutting that. >> my point is that is the romney slogan. i have been running for president for six years, here is what i'm going to do. i think that is why it -- lou: if you are telling the truth, both of you have said the same thing, the voters want specificity and they want to plan. why in gods name would they not want performance and a plan from the president of the united states who has failed to this point in his administration. their point is that according to the polls, is that we don't particularly have confidence in obama, but we have less and governor romney. this is not good news for the president. it's very governors. lou: basically what you're saying to me is, this president, who has blamed his policy failures on his predecessor, now has the wonderful advantage of running against an opponent w
was not delivering?vering? at the end of the day he is a failed leader. ba i will cut taxes but i toepeo don't know how much. i will repeal but i have to wait.is presi oba but mathat is the mitt romney slogan.romney instead of saying here is my plan, i have been running six years. lou: if that is true the voters want specificity. why would they not what performance and the plan? >> but we don't have confidence in obama but less paular of governor romney. >> basically this president who ha has blamed his policy on hi failures now has a wonderful advantage to run against an an opponent he can blame is that correct? >> the thing that amazes meng ta i look at the polls. the country wants change. d quitg about the president and talk about himself. lou: okay, talking about himself. we will find out how well he debates. is that sufficient? >> it's not a quick fix. he needs specifics and ideas and something that you can dwell on going forward that gives a credible and clear alternative. lou: we both understand, we've known each other for some time. i have a very hard time reaching that chasm. at the idea t
exchange rates to a lower rate of inflation, lower taxes, less government. all volunteer army. lou: what, do you think, professor friedman would think of bin bernanke's federal reserve today? >> well, i think that friedman largely would have supported the actions that the fed has taken. that is certainly ben bernanke position who is a great scholar of milton friedman and also the great depression. i think that in an extraordinary circumstances you would argue that the extraordinary measures are called for and that the fed really has tried to avoid a repeat of the 1930's when there was a great decline in the velocity of money and there was actual inflation. that hasn't happened. lou: you don't think he would be and that'll nonplussed by too much coincidence with keynesian economics? >> no. i think that on the fiscal side he would very much opposed the economic stimulus of president obama. i'm sure he would oppose obamacare. when it comes straight to monetary policy, i think that freedom would think that this was a circumstance where more expansive monetary policy was called for. lou: bles
of the fund-raiser in which you talked about that 37 percent of the american people don't pay taxes. peggy noonan, a very well-known conservative columnist said that it was an example of this campaign being incompetent. and i wonder if any of that criticism gets through to you and what your concerns are. the concerns of your -- >> the campaign. that was me. that's not the campaign. i have a very effective campaign is doing a very good job, but not everything i say is elegant, and i want to make it very clear. i want to help 100 percent of the american people. lou: that sun did write to me. >> you know, i like him. i think he comes off as a stand-up guy. honest. listen. he is a wealthy, successful man. i don't think he should be demonized, but does it mean that he does not have a feel for people who are not doing well in this country? he has a different approach to what he thinks america should be doing right now in order to regain its success and, you know, i respect his perspective. >> i was just glad that he did not weasel out of it. what he was trying to do, when you make a statement th
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